CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Tomatillo SalsaSwitch things up a bit and make some green salsa with tomatillos.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Switch things up a bit and make some green salsa with tomatillos.
2 large tomatillos
2 medium scallions
1 small jalapeno chili
¼ cup firmly packed fresh cilantro leaves and stems
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
2 small garlic cloves, pressed or minced
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
Freshly ground pepper
Husk, rinse and thickly slice tomatillos; (about 1½ cups). Trim and thickly slice white and light green parts of scallions (about ¼ cup) and coarsely chop jalapeno (about 2 teaspoons). Combine vegetables and cilantro in a food processor. Add oil, lime juice and garlic. Pulse until chopped finely. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Yield: 1 cup.
Approximate nutritional analysis per ½-cup serving: 147 calories, 85 percent of calories from fat, 14.4 grams fat, no cholesterol, 0.9 grams protein, 4.9 grams carbohydrates, 1.3 grams fiber, 295 milligrams sodium.
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